The United Nations World Food Programme has disputed the government’s claim that it needs US$9 million as administrative fees to implement the country’s COVID-19 Household Food Support Program.
Sen. Darius Dillon has been criticized by some of his fellow senators, who believe that his May 22 press conference where he called the Senate ‘rotten’ and ‘useless’ brought the body to disgrace. One especially vocal critic is Sen. George T. Tengbeh of Lofa, who described Dillon’s ‘outburst’ as a ‘disrespect.’
Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence has voiced disapproval that the recast 2019/2020 budget was sent to the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, and Finance and passed without being debated. The budget was being adjusted to accommodate for changing national priorities due to COVID-19.
Montserrado â€“ Montserradoâ€™s Sen. Saah Joseph who famously ran an emergency ambulance service during the Ebola outbreak in 2014, has vowed to join the ongoing fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Sinoeâ€™s Senator Augustine Chea has filed a complaint against Sen. Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence for prioritizing the newly-elected Senator Darius Dillon over him in assigning office space in the Capitol Building.Â
The Liberian Senate has decided to constitute a committee to investigate Grand Bassaâ€™s Sen. Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrenceâ€™s recent â€˜assaultâ€™ on Montserradoâ€™s Sen. Saah Joseph.
Grand Bassaâ€™s Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence has promised a formal apology to her colleague, Senator Saah Joseph of Montserrado, for spilling water on him after Thursdayâ€™s session.
At the official opening of a special presidential retreat held at the Farmington Hotel over the weekend, President George Weah appealed to members of the National Legislature to approve eight revised propositions for referendum to amend the 1986 constitution.